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Ike Taylor restructured his contract Friday, becoming the latest player to help the team get in compliance with the salary cap.
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According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the Pittsburgh Steelers don’t plan on bringing back wide receiver Hines Ward next season.
Right now it makes the most sense for the Steelers to let Ward walk, since he’d make $4 million in the final year of his contract, which is a lot of money for a player that isn’t a starter any longer.
Even if Ward took a pay cut he wouldn’t...
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel is now a cleanly shaven man.
Known for his Grizzly Adams-style facial hair, Keisel parted ways with his trademark mustache and beard for charity.
During the "Shear The Beard" fundraiser, Pittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin and teammates James Harrison and Aaron Smith took turns clipping away at Keisel's pronounced facial hair...
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward jumped on his Facebook page to tell fans that he’s willing to restructure his $4 million contract in order to remain with the team.
It was a last ditch effort to save his job.
Ward’s Facebook post is in response to an NFL Network report that the Steelers are planning to cut the 14-year NFL veteran in an effort to get under the salary cap.
Ben Roethlisberger had yet to meet with Todd Haley but had some interesting things to say in an interview with the Post Gazette’s Ed Bouchette on Thursday. Ben said he’s received numerous calls and texts from colleagues around the NFL about their thoughts on Haley. “Everybody has an opinion, as we all know, and they’re letting me know what their interaction with him was —...
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Steelers' wide receiver Hines Ward wants to retire with the Pittsburgh Steelers, offering to restructure his contract to do it.
If the Steelers have decided to release Hines Ward, it is news to Ward -- and maybe even the Steelers.
The Pittsburgh Steelers, with a Hines Ward roster-bonus deadline fast approaching, have decided not to keep the veteran receiver, the NFL Network has reported, citing unnamed sources.
On Thursday, MDS pointed out that the Steelers have begun chipping away at a $25 million cap bulge by restructuring the contracts of linebackers LaMarr Woodley and Lawrence Timmons. A league source has supplied the specifics to PFT. As to Woodley, his 2012 cap number has dropped from $11.5 million to $4.94 million, creating $6.56…
Steelers' wide receiver Hines Ward wants to retire with the Pittsburgh Steelers, offering to restructure his contract to do it.
The Steelers' clumsy coordinator shuffle clearly was aimed at making one man a lot less comfortable. That is what makes this drama so compelling.